(St. Louis, MO) — Eduardo Escobar hit a two-run homer and Jake Odorizzi pitched five strong innings as the Twins crushed the Cardinals 7-1 at Busch Stadium. Odorizzi gave up just one run on two hits to run his record to 3-and-2. Robbie Grossman drove in two, and Eddie Rosario had two hits and scored three times as Minnesota won its fifth straight.
(Anaheim, CA) — The Twins are headed west where they will open up a four-game series with the Angels tomorrow night in Anaheim. Minnesota is 5-and-1 on its road trip so far after sweeping a two-game set in St. Louis. Jose Berrios will get the ball tomorrow.
(Undated) — The Rockets and Warriors are on a collision course in the NBA’s Western Conference finals. The Rockets beat the Jazz 112-102 in Houston to win their Western semifinal in five games. The Warriors picked off the Pelicans 113-104 in Oakland to close out that Western semi in five games. Houston will host Golden State in Game One on Monday.
(Minneapolis, MN) — Timberwolves assistant coach Rick Brunson has resigned amid accusations of improper conduct toward women. The team announced his resignation, saying Brunson fell short of the team’s “high standards of conduct” Brunson joined Tom Thibodeau’s staff in 2016.
(Minneapolis, MN) — The Lynx are gearing up for their second and final preseason game on Saturday against the Chicago Sky at the Target Center. The Lynx will begin the regular-season May 20th at home against the Los Angeles Sparks.